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Rollen J. Alles

October 27, 1925 - February 14, 2012

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Rollen J. Alles, a lifelong resident of Scranton , died Tuesday at home. His wife of 32 years, Ann Rought Alles, died September 21, 1975.

Born October 27, 1925, in Scranton , he was the son of the late Elmer and Esther Miller Alles. He graduated from St. Mary's High School and attended the University of Scranton . He served in the United States Navy, on the USS Borie, during World War II and worked as an assistant manager at A & P until his retirement. He was a lifelong member of St. Mary's of the Assumption Church , now the St. John Neumann Parish.
Rollen was an avid reader and took pride in maintaining the house he built himself.
He was a devout Catholic and supported many religious organizations. He was a strong supporter of the Red Cross Blood Donation Program and received his 8 gallon pin.

Surviving are his daughter, Joyce Medico Ruddy and husband, Paul; three granddaughters, Ann Medico and fiancé, Christopher Bane, Nanette Rinaldi and husband, Fred, and Michele Medico; three great grandsons Rocco, Donato, and Luca Rinaldi; a brother-in-law, John Reilly; several nieces and nephews and his dear friend, Louise Hoffner.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Matiskella and Eleanor Reilly; and a son-in-law, Rocco Medico.

Funeral Information

The Funeral Mass will be Friday at 12 noon in the Holy Name of Jesus Church, 1414 Elm Street, Scranton , Pa 18505 to be celebrated by the Rev. Michael Bryant, Pastor.
Interment to follow in Cathedral Cemetery , Scranton .

The family will receive friends Friday from 11:00am to 11:45am in the church.

Donations Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 332 Wheeler Ave., Scranton , PA 18510 .

Rollen J. Alles


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